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Stringed Instrument Making and Repair

Glasgow Clyde College

Venues

Anniesland Campus

Content

On this course, unique in Scotland, you will research and develop methods to enhance the manufacturing process through the use of jigs and machinery, this will further develop your craft skills, improve quality and increase production.

Content:
Wood Machining; Major Repairs; Jig Making; Instrument Inlay and Soundhole Cutting Techniques; Manufacture of Instrument Necks; Manufacture of Instrument Body Components; Team Building Project; Practical Acoustics and Materials Testing; Assembly of Instrument Bodies and Necks; Finishing; Graded unit 1.

Entry Requirements

NQ Stringed Musical Instrument Making, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Musical Instrument Making

SCQF Level

8

Career Area

Performing Arts